The Quebec Experience Program is for candidates with French-language proficiency and work experience in Quebec. The Quebec Experience Program is one of the faster immigration programs allowing immigrants to move and settle in Quebec.
The Quebec Experience program allows applicants to apply for a Québec selection certificate (CSQ). After receiving a CSQ, an applicant can submit an official application for Canadian permanent residence. To apply under the Quebec Experience Program, the applicant must:
Candidates can take the following language tests to demonstrate their advanced intermediate knowledge of French-language proficiency:
In addition to the general requirements, applicants must meet the additional requirement, whether applying as an international student or a temporary foreign worker
International students applying to PEQ must meet the following additional requirements:
Candidates submitting applications as international students should verify that their study program meets the PEQ requirements.
Please Note: Not all Quebec educational programs are eligible for PEQ
The following types of programs are qualified for PEQ applications:
There is no quota for the PEQ program. International students who meet all of the above criteria may apply for a CSQ through PEQ at any time. All PEQ applications are paper-based, meaning they are submitted in hard copy to MIFI for processing.
Temporary foreign workers applying for PEQ must meet the following additional requirements: